The Combination of the Psycho-Pedagogical Treatment with the Neuro Biochemical Intervention in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Geranda Hoxhaj

Abstract


Autism Spectrum Disorders have traditionally been treated as developmental disorders which affect cognitive, social and communicative ability. Scientific research is bringing in arguments that autism is caused by disorders of the immune system, diet proteins and environmental toxins.One in 88 children in the USA is affected by autism. It is now a Research Priority because of the epidemic spreading has. It is impossible to refer to statistics about the spreading of the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Albania, as they are not complete or they do not exist. The hypothesis of this study is- the combination of the psycho-pedagogical treatment with the Neuro Biochemical intervention influences the improvement of the cognitive, social and emotional competences of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.Methodology: This is a qualitative research based on the analysis and data collected by focus groups: parents, teachers and psychologists of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; parents that are applying the Neuro Biochemical intervention, in confrontation with the theory of autism treatment throughout the world.The aim of this paper is to bring in a real and theoretical argument of the softening of the symptoms of autism in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, when the Psycho-Pedagogical treatment is combined with the Neuro Biochemical intervention.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2013.v2n9p526


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